mesically

mesic

1 [mez-ik, mes-, mee-zik, -sik]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or adapted to an environment having a balanced supply of moisture.

Origin:
1925–30; mes- + -ic

mesically, adverb
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mesic (ˈmiːzɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or growing in conditions of medium water supply: mesic plants
2.  of or relating to a meson
 
'mesically
 
adv

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mesic
from Gk. mesos "middle" (see medial) + -ic.
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mesic  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (měz'ĭk, měs'-, mē'zĭk, -sĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating or adapted to a moderately moist habitat. The sugar maple, white ash, and basswood are mesic plants. Compare hydric, xeric.

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